National Technology Day Celebrations

On the occasion of the National Technology day, Professor Sanjay G. Dhande, Former Director, IIT Kanpur delivered a lecture on the “Role of Creativity in Technology Forecasting and Development” on May 13, 2013. The presentation focussed on how an element of creativity can be fostered in the present education and research environment  of universities. The talk outlined how development of technologies based on new ideas is pursued in a society. He also discussed how emerging areas which are likely to become potentially strong technologies in the years to come. In particular, the five areas of sensors, Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC), social media, 3D printing and cloud computing were presented and discussed.